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John Tallman
Born 1821
JOHN TALLMAN, farmer, Sec. 6; P.O. Viroqua; born in Ohio in 1821; came to Iowa in 1845; entered 40 acres and now owns 308 acres; made the improvements—barn, 32x54 feet; house, 18x32 feet, wing, 12x14 feet. In politics, Republican; in religion, Methodist Episcopal; has been Road Supervisor, School Director, Trustee and Assessor; was a member of the Board of Supervisors three years, during the war. His wife, Lucinda Low, was born in Maryland in 1822; came to Ohio in 1835; married in 1843; had ten children—James H., in Greene Co.; Nathaniel C., in Greene Co.; Reuben R., in Greene Co.; Elizabeth, teacher in Algona College; Winfield, in Greene Co.; Jane, at home; Rosa at home; Angeline, at home; Cymantha, now Mrs. Newman, in Jones Co.; Wilbur E., at home.

Source: The History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Co., Chicago, 1879, p. 653.


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